• Building OpenSearch 1.1 Distributions using Automation

    Mon, Oct 04, 2021

    The Open Distro for Elasticsearch was a package containing open source Elasticsearch and a dozen open source plugins. Open Distro’s release process began by picking up a stable version of Elasticsearch OSS, incrementing all the plugin version numbers, and going through a development cycle. Plugins went from -SNAPSHOT to -beta, then -rc, then finally to a release.

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  • OpenSearch clients in Python, Go, and Node.js

    Thu, Sep 30, 2021

    Last month, the project announced the intention to release OpenSearch specific clients and today the first batch are ready for production use. You can get opensearch-py from PyPI, install opensearch-js from npm and start using opensearch-go.

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  • Data Prepper roadmap is now publicly available on GitHub

    Thu, Sep 16, 2021

    This blog has been updated for technical accuracy on 17 Nov 2022.

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  • A query, or There and Back Again

    Thu, Sep 02, 2021

    OpenSearch is a distributed, open source search and analytics suite used for a broad set of use cases like real-time application monitoring, log analytics, and website search. And it’s easy to imagine why you might want to query information from OpenSearch in those use cases. But you might not know how those queries actually work. Well, that’s what we’re going...

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  • OpenSearch Versioning, or What is SemVer anyway?

    Fri, Aug 27, 2021

    I think people often use Semantic Versioning (a.k.a SemVer) intuitively even if they don’t know the term. So, let’s take a look at what SemVer is and what it means for software like OpenSearch.

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